It’s been a little while since Cain Velasquez has faced off with an opponent at a media day, but the former heavyweight champ did so today.
Velasquez will return to the Octagon this Sunday to face fellow contender, Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC Phoenix. Velasquez will be competing for the first time since 2016.
You can watch the heavyweights, and many of the card’s other competitors, faceoff below.
Here is the complete line-up for UFC Phoenix.
MAIN CARD (ESPN/9 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight: Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou
Lightweight: James Vick vs. Paul Felder
Strawweight: Cortney Casey vs. Cynthia Calvillo
Featherweight: Alex Caceres vs. Kron Gracie
Welterweight: Vicente Luque vs. Bryan Barberena
Featherweight: Andre Fili vs. Myles Jury
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/7 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: Jimmie Rivera vs. Aljamain Sterling
Bantamweight: Benito Lopez vs. Manny Bermudez
Female Flyweight: Andrea Lee vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
Lightweight: Scott Holtzman vs. Nik Lentz
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+/5:30 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: Renan Barao vs. Luke Sanders
Strawweight: Jessica Penne vs. Jodie Esquibel
Strawweight: Aleksandra Albu vs. Emily Whitmire